International dispute resolution (litigation; arbitration, both as counsel and as arbitrator; alternative dispute resolution); international legal assistance; white-collar crime; investigations.
Qualified in 1991. Partner of Homburger since 2000. University lecturer since 1996. Habilitation/Privatdozent in 1999, Adjunct Professor in private (international) law, international civil procedure, and comparative private law (University of Zurich) since 2005.
Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations; Swiss Arbitration Association (President); IBA; IPBA; ICC; LCIA; DIS; German Academic Association for International Procedural Law; Swiss Conference of University Teachers in Civil Procedural Law; German Association of Comparative Law.
Numerous publications concerning contract law, dispute resolution and private international law; eg: 2011 Swiss commentary on Lugano Convention, 3rd ed. 2021 (editor); comprehensive statistical analyses of Swiss court decisions in international arbitration (ASA Bulletin 2007, 444; updates 2010, 145; 2014, 460; 2016, 280; 2018, 276; 2021; www.arbitration-ch.org); empirical studies on the lex mercatoria (eg WAMR  2, 143); commentary on Swiss domestic arbitration (KuKo-ZPO) (3rd ed. 2021); "Soft Law" in International Commercial Arbitration (Hague Academy, Recueil des cours, Vol. 402, 2019).
Swiss citizen, born 1958. Graduated as lic iur (m.c.l. 1985) and Dr iur (s.c.l. 1989) from University of Zurich; LLM (Harvard Law School) 1990; Privatdozent University of Zurich (1999).